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are the jobs? so the president has gone to india to tell people -- indiana to tell people that they are one of the states that will be getting quite a bit of the stimulus monday, that there will ├žbe incentives available for te building of batteries and battery-powered cars. that is what he is there to say. that part of the country is suffering heavily. unemployment in the area is near 20%, just about double the rest of the country. as we prepare for his remarks, let us go to our white house correspondent. mike emanuel, what else do we expect to hear from the president? >> president obama is bringing great news to the country -- company. they will begin a $39 million grant work on manufacturing electric trucks. that means when the company is fully manufacturing them, it will be able to create more jobs in the area. the company manufactures rv's. obviously, that industry took a huge hit when gasoline prices shot up, and the recession hit hard. the company had to let go a lot of people, manufacturers went out of business, and then navistar came in, but the area is still suffering from unempl
to milk this segment for all this worse. it is very popular in places like india and the middle east and so forth. the question is, how does it taste? how do you get americans to try this? i'd try it. the health benefits are unbelievable. it is low ryan calories, lower in fat, lower in cholesterol, and higher in protein than chicken, beef, or pork. how do get people to try it? the owner of this ranch approached people around the country and made them an offer they cannot refuse. >> several situations where the chef says we cannot sell that. i said, put it on the menu and if you cannot sell it, we will not charge you for it. >> it is much more lean, much more clean. >> you can make it, you can grill it. i found it quite good. jane: this man who is pushing it, what makes him think that american consumers will buy it? >> sometimes on your menu, you will see his name. his name is synonymous with quality in beef and pork. he pioneered the idea of all natural grass fed beef. now he has turned to goats. one reason is sustainability. actually worked together. he has had interest from costco.
scene? >> first of all, if we want to save the american manufacturing, to compete with china and india, the government needs to help manufacturing, not hammer them. this california metals co. is a good example of what has been happening. their staff is down about half. energy costs are so expensive, they start running this furnace at 9:00 at night. a report coming from the milken institute saying california has lost more than 15,000 manufacturing jobs for the last six years. why? high taxes, heavy regulation, and a hostile legislator. basically, they take scrap copper and brass here, and turn it into battle to sell to other companies. a lot of the manufacturing has been producing some bad odors down the street, so now they are asking them to retrofit some of these jobs. jane: who was your favorite character on gilligan's island? i believe you are a marianne guy. she gave her fans a chance to own television history. she auctioned off a few items from her home. why did she think that the show made such an impact on american pop culture? >> there was no time. everybody wanted to be on a i
and india have had bad weather. so if you put that together, we're seeing shubert prices in the market hit 28-year highs. so a lot of action. major companies like general mills and kraft wrote a letter saying they need a reduction in tariffs on imports of sugar, and this is the reason why. they think that by the end of the year on supply will only have a 13-day supply of sugar in the united states. they are worried, and having to handle some of these higher prices. if these prices, some say, do not come down, we will have to have them on to consumers. and of course we're in a recession, and that is not good. again, what these companies want to do right now, they can import sugar and do not have to pay a tariff. what they want to do is be allowed to import even more so they can help mitigate some higher prices, but when demand is up and supply is down, you are not really going to avoid those higher prices. what will happen is that as consumers, we will pay more, or you will see more artificial sweeteners, like corn syrup, being used in certain products. so we see prices come down, because i
, and india. jane: concerns today about flood controls built to protect new orleans in the wake of a hurricane. a federal investigation found that they may not work. the army corps of engineers installed new pumps after katrina and were supposed to be able to pump millions of gallons of water out of the city, which is below sea level. they were not tested, and cost hundreds of millions of dollars. now the federal office of special counsel calls them unreliable. the army corps of engineers could have saved for another $30 million buying equipment proven to work. so far, the court has declined comment on this study. we will let you know if they do make a statement. jon: harris faulkner continues with breaking news on the throgg's neck bridge in new york city. >> this is been the scene of real problem since the start of the renovation on this bridge. today, it actually includes a fatality. this is the scene we have been showing you all morning long. a worker has fallen near craned -- near a crane. work has been done on this heavily traveled bridge, and it just reopened recently to heavy trucks af
, to countries like china and india and they market that. that obviously wasn't a very good marketing tool yesterday at that air show. the squadron leader of the sequoia 27 killed on impact to the ground. jane: to the city of chicago now where things have shut down. the city has shut down. we're not kidding here. jon: chicago is closed? jane: the budget cuts there have forced the city really to tell all nonessential workers stay home today, we're not going to pay you so don't show up. that means no garbage pickup, most of the city offices are closed, libraries won't open up. steve brown is essential to us. he's on the job. explain to me here who is furloughed. >> well, it's basically all public employees, minus those that work for the fire, police department, and emergency services. you hit a lot of the majors. garbage isn't going to be collected today, senior centers are close. medical and health clinics run by the city are not open. and city hall is shut down. it affects all of those folks. jane: i hate to say this but if you're looking to the future, chicago may not be alone in this. i
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